The School of Education has an established record of developing educational research of national and international excellence.
Research and scholarly activity within the School is coordinated through Special Interest Groups (SIGs). The Special Interest Groups are concentrations of research expertise and contribute to capacity-building by bringing together academic staff (with different levels and kinds of expertise and experience) and research students, to discuss papers, plan research bids, and develop and critique plans for research projects. SIGs promote and share research through regular workshops and seminars involving staff, research students and external speakers.
The work of the Special Interest Groups is focused on the following research themes: